Japan - Northern Honshu (Tohoku) (PDF Chapter)
This is the Northern Honshu (Tohoku) chapter from Lonely Planet’s Japan guidebook.
Stretching out above Tokyo is the fabled Tohoku – starring Miyagi, Yamagata, Iwate, Fuku-shima, Akita and Aomori Prefectures – where ice monsters and river imps inhabit the imagination (but hopefully not the onsen).
- follow the footsteps of the yamabushi (mountain priests) through the lush, fabled peaks of Dewa Sanzan
- wander Kakunodate’s wide, feudal streets lined with cherry blossoms
- frolic around Towada-ko’s verdant shores in summer
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Miyagi Prefecture, Sendai, Matsushima, Ishinomaki, Naruko Onsen, Iwate Prefecture, Morioka, Hiraizumi, Tono, Sanriku Kaigan, Minami-Sanriku & Kesennuma, Rikuzen-takata & Ofunato, Kamaishi & Otsuchi, Miyako, Aomori Prefecture, Aomori, Hirosaki, Towada-ko, Hakk?da-san, Shimokita Peninsula, Akita Prefecture, Akita, Kakunodate, Tazawa-ko, Nyuto Onsen, Yamagata Prefecture, Yamagata, Yamadera, Zao Onsen, Ginzan On-sen, Tsuruoka, Dewa Sanzan, Sakata, Niigata Prefecture, Niigata, Sado-ga-shima, Echigo-Yuzawa Onsen, Naeba, Fukushima Prefecture, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Bandai Plateau.
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